Natco Whole Nutmeg 100g & 400g Packs
Natco Whole Nutmeg
Available In 100g & 400g Packs
For best results, grate before use. One whole nutmeg grated equals 2 to 3 teaspoons of ground nutmeg. Nutmeg is the seed of an evergreen tree that produces both nutmeg and mace. Nutmeg is more pungent and sweeter than mace, however. Nutmeg is a mild baking spice and is used in sausages, meats, soups and preserves. It is grown in Indonesia and Grenada and is commonly added to eggnog, puddings and fruit pies. It is also popular in the Netherlands and Italy, where it is used in vegetables, puddings and stews. Nutmeg is also considered a perfect spice for baking and is popular in sweet breads, cakes, muffins, cookies and fruit pies.
Culinary Uses: Nutmeg is usually associated with sweet, spicy dishes - pies, puddings, custards, cookies and spice cakes. It combines well with many cheeses and is included in soufflés and cheese sauces. In soups it works with tomatoes, split pea, chicken or black beans. It complements egg dishes and vegetables like cabbage, spinach, broccoli, beans onions and aubergine (eggplant). It flavours Italian mortadella sausages, Scottish haggis and Middle Eastern lamb dishes. It is often included as part of the Moroccan spice blend "ras el hanout". It is indispensable to eggnog and numerous mulled wines and punches.
Ingredients - Whole Nutmegs
Country Of Origin: Grenada
Storage: Once opened remove to an airtight container. Store in a cool dry place.
Allergy Advice: Packed in a factory that handles nuts in a separate areas.
Suitable for vegetarians, Gluten Free